March 20, 2018

Sound Levels by HVAC Component

Since your HVAC system is comprised of mechanical equipment, it’s bound to make some noise when it’s running. The loudest sound levels are produced by the components that are located in your outdoor unit; the compressor and condenser. Indoors, you’ll likely hear the most noise from the blower fan as it cycles on, runs, and shuts off. Additionally, there may be a moderate amount of noise made as air moves through the ductwork. Your HVAC system can produce more or […]
March 22, 2018

HVAC Questions: When to Leave Interior Doors Open

As a homeowner, you’ve heard conflicting advice about energy-saving practices, like whether or not to leave the doors open to infrequently-used rooms. You may have heard that shutting interior doors can reduce your HVAC equipment’s workload and energy consumption, but is this true? The Questionable “Logic” Behind Closing Some Doors Some say that shutting the doors to unoccupied rooms prevents the waste of conditioned air where it’s not really needed. Others will tell you that with the doors shut, your […]
March 28, 2018

Use This Spring HVAC Checklist

It’s hard to predict when you’ll want to turn on the air conditioner to combat an early heat wave. This spring HVAC checklist will help you get your A/C ready for warm weather. Getting it ready for the long cooling season ahead will cut energy costs and might prevent system problems when you most need home cooling.   Check the air filter and replace it if it’s dirty. Make a note to inspect the filter routinely throughout the cooling season. […]
March 29, 2018

4 HVAC Add-Ons to Consider

Your HVAC equipment keeps your home comfortably warm or cool, but when your system is equipped with an HVAC add-on, it can provide more than just basic heating or cooling. The array of HVAC add-ons available today are designed with convenience in mind, and they can help you save energy, boost your indoor air quality and provide better temperature and humidity control for greater comfort. Here are four HVAC add-ons that are worth considering: House-Wide Humidity Control High humidity during […]